1 Diamond Controls Solutions Empowering Innovative Building Management Product Brief January 2015. 1 2. Facility managers and owners must run their facilities' operations as cost-effectively as possible. A Controls The diagram below illustrates a multi-story building utilizing the DC-600E Integration Controller. The system should be a great help in that effort, but some systems instead present problems that limit a manager's HVAC system, carbon monoxide detectors and outdoor lighting systems have all been integrated. or owner's ability to achieve their goals. Three problems are particularly prevalent: 1) Outdated or ineffective Controls do not take advantage of current technology; 2) Multiple mechanical systems within a single building are often controlled by separate Controls systems and vendors, resulting in an unnecessary management HVAC, boilers, alarms, water fountain challenge; and 3) Independent integrators lack technical knowledge regarding the equipment's operating details temperature control , etc.
2 - I wanted to and efficiencies. All of this leaves facility managers and owners expending unnecessary time and effort. have it all in one place. Diamond Controls [ Solutions ] is not proprietary, meaning The Diamond Controls Solutions from Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division ( Mitsubishi we're able to run any system on it. That Electric ) answers these challenges by pairing building automation Controls with top-notch customer service. was very important to us.. The DC-600E Integration Controller offers facility managers and owners an unprecedented level of control over the whole building. The wide range of offerings from Mitsubishi Electric 's Professional Solutions Rusty Keller, facilities manager, d TERRA, Group (PSG) covers every relevant service, from the initial design to post-installation follow-up support. The Pleasant Grove, Utah combination of a quality product (advanced Controls ) and versatile service ensures that facility managers and owners make the most of their budgets and time.
3 This is especially true for facilities using Mitsubishi Electric 's High-level display. The displayed trends, Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) zoning systems. The DC-600E Integration Controller capitalizes on VRF's reports and analyses reveal in real time how award-winning energy efficiency, maximizing cost savings and boosting occupant comfort. the building's systems are reacting to user behavior, building conditions and ambient This innovative product services package will revolutionize the way managers and owners operate and conditions, offering managers invaluable maintain their facilities. oversight. Displayable trends include, but are not limited to: Diamond Controls Solutions Features Alarms Humidity levels Current building automation systems integrate multiple mechanical systems. Controlling numerous systems Building, space occupancy Outside air temperature through a single interface reduces the time it takes to make necessary adjustments.
4 Features of Diamond CO2 levels Space temperature Controls Solutions include: management from A to Z; high-level display and graphing capabilities; and strong Energy generation (solar) Water temperature and secure software. Energy usage Management from A to Z. Diamond Controls Solutions allows building managers to control multiple tenant spaces A manager examining the current status within the same building, multiple buildings on a site and multiple sites. For example, a school with several of his/her facility can plot multiple trend campuses spread across a state can use Diamond Controls Solutions to manage every campus. The controlled points on one graph like the one shown below*, which tracks the humidity level, the level of volatile systems can come from any manufacturer; an HVAC system from one company can be managed alongside an organic compounds and the temperature. outdoor lighting system from another company. Diamond Controls Solutions can integrate and automate the 72 53 1,576.
5 Following items, including but not limited to: 72 52. 1,496. 72 52. 51 1,416. Access control Energy recovery Occupancy sensor 72. 51. 72. 1,336. Air compressor Environmental architectural features Outdoor, parking lot lighting 72. 51. 50. 72 1,256. Ancillary heating Garage exhaust Photovoltaic panel 71. 50. 49 1,176. Annunciations Generator monitoring Pumping system F. 71. 49. % ppm 71 1,096. 49. Boiler HVAC system Refrigeration monitoring 71. 48 1,016. Carbon monoxide, specialty gas sensors Hotel room systems Security 71. 71. 48. 936. 47. Chiller Humidifier Sump pump monitoring 70 47. 856. 70 47. Centralized water plant IAQ system Supplemental heating 70 46 776. CCTV Irrigation system Tank monitoring 70 46. 696. 70 45. Cooling tower Kitchen exhaust Thermostat 70 45 616. Dedicated outdoor air system Laboratory exhaust Ventilation 12:00 AM EST 8:00 AM EST 1:00 PM EST. Domestic hot water Legacy cooling, heating Water features Temperature Humidity level Volatile organic compounds Elevator Life safety secondary annunciation lighting Weather station Energy dashboard Monitoring of computer room air conditioning *The graph on this page is shown for illustration purposes only.
6 CONTINUED > CONTINUED >. 3 4. In addition, managers can receive alerts when filters need to be changed based on runtime hours. well-informed decision-making. Pictured below is an example Diamond Controls Solutions ' 3D graphic: Managers can choose to alter the display by customizing its style, including color scheme, fonts and icons. All of this information is displayed via a secure Web page. Representations of equipment, regardless of Pictured below is a screenshot of the interface that captures the clean design and user-friendliness. manufacturer, are displayed in 3D. The screenshot below of a manager's interface shows a wall-mounted indoor unit that is set to cooling mode and indicates the need for a filter change. Strong and secure software. Diamond Controls Solutions runs on Tridium's NiagaraAX Framework software (Niagara). Tridium, Richmond, Virginia, a global leader in open architecture automation software and an independent business entity of Honeywell International, Inc.
7 , Morristown, New Jersey, has seen Floor plans are also displayed in 3D and graphics can be animated. These features effectively represent impressive growth for almost 20 years. a facility and convey its current statuses, affording managers a deep understanding of their facilities and Niagara is currently used in more than 385,000 instances spread The d TERRA project is currently 200,000. across 45 countries. It offers a unified, Java-based platform that square feet across four connected integrates diverse systems and devices. The platform is designed buildings. Since there are plans for around worldwide standards of website navigation. Any instance future growth, we wanted to make The visual aspect is powerful. The sure that whatever we did - whatever of the framework can be serviced by any Niagara-trained building owner can get a quick view technician, granting users the freedom of their preferred provider. Controls system we chose - wouldn't limit if there's an alert filters needing our ability to grow.
8 Diamond Controls changes, the accounting office is [ Solutions ] offered just that.. Niagara is customizable, upgradable and scalable, meaning it can too cold so he can go to it [on the be as simple or advanced as a user wants. The ability to upgrade Matt Smith, vice president, Applied screen] and see it quickly. If he clicks the framework without replacing components as well as the Product Solutions , Salt Lake City on the 3D visual, he brings up the framework's unlimited scalability means its operational life will relevant information. It's intuitive.. exceed that of the systems it integrates. Russell Gunther, co-president, Gunthers Comfort Air, American Niagara also offers the security measures necessary to facility management teams via advanced Fork, Utah authentication and security enhancements ( , expiring passwords, complex/strong password enforcement). Diamond Controls Solutions 3D graphic CONTINUED > CONTINUED >. 5 6. Professional Solutions Group Features the Diamond Controls Solutions product-services package offers the following benefits, among others: Many steps take place between designing a Controls system, installing it and actually using it.
9 Unique to efficiency gain, lower cost and ease of use. Mitsubishi Electric 's offering is the pairing of the DC-600E Integration Controller product with service Solutions that go far beyond what is traditionally offered. The Professional Solutions Group (PSG) is Efficiency gain. VRF zoning systems consistently perform at 25 percent higher efficiency than traditional involved in every step of the process: systems, making them an ideal HVAC system to use in any scenario. Managing VRF through Diamond Controls Solutions adds another level of efficiency because the systems come with built-in sensors and the Controls use the standard cooling and heating building Controls best practices. Managing VRF while integrating other automated systems adds yet another level of efficiency, supporting even better overall facility management. Lower cost. A manager can use the Controls to modify cooling or heating, shut off lights and turn off water features, etc. all around the facility's optimal schedule.
10 Alternatively, a manager can schedule setbacks around the weather forecast; Diamond Controls Solutions service can check the ambient temperature conditions and automatically adjust, for example turning down the temperature on an unseasonably warm winter day. Costs can also be lowered through utility rebates. Demand Response programs help utilities maintain grid reliability by alerting customers of dangerously high usages across the grid. An alert might go out when a city is running too many air conditioners on a summer day, potentially compromising the utility company's ability to deliver service. Companies and households that adjust their usage in response to the alert are rewarded with monetary incentives. Diamond Controls Solutions receives these alerts via Open Typically these steps are handled by multiple different contractors - Automated Demand Response and can be set to automatically adjust usage. mechanical, Controls and commissioning, for example.